MAT 421 Complex Variables

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Revised Course Description

This course covers the algebra and geometry of the complex numbers; point sets, sequences and mappings; analytic functions; elementary functions; differentiation; integration; power series; the calculus of residues; and applications.

MAT 421 meets for three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisites

Students must have earned at least a "C" in courses equivalent to MAT 213-Vector Calculus and MAT 271-Foundations of Higher Mathematics before enrolling in MAT 421.

Objectives

After completing MAT 421 the student should

Expected outcomes

Students should be able to demonstrate through written assignments, tests, and/or oral presentations, that they have achieved the objectives of MAT 421.

Method of Evaluating Outcomes

Evaluations are based on homework, class participation, short tests and scheduled examinations covering students' understanding of topics that are covered in MAT 421.

Text

Fundamentals of Complex Analysis for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering, by Saff and Snider.

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Grading Policy

Students' grades are based on homework, class participation, short tests, and scheduled examinations covering students' understanding of the topics covered in MAT 421. The instructor determines the relative weights of these factors.

Attendance Requirements

Attendance policy is set by the instructor.

Policy on Due Dates and Make-Up Work

Due dates and policy regarding make-up work are set by the instructor.

Schedule of Examinations

The instructor sets all test dates except the date of the final exam. The final exam is given at the date and time announced in the Schedule of Classes.

Academic Integrity

The mathematics department does not tolerate cheating. Students who have questions or concerns about academic integrity should ask their professors or the counselors in the Student Development Office, or refer to the University Catalog for more information. (Look in the index under "academic integrity".)

Accomodations for Students with Disabilities

Cal State Dominguez Hills adheres to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations for students with temporary and permanent disabilities. If you have a disability that may adversely affect your work in this class, I encourage you to register with Disabled Student Services (DSS) and to talk with me about how I can best help you. All disclosures of disabilities will be kept strictly confidential. Please note: no accommodation may be made until you register with the DSS in WH B250. For information call (310) 243-3660 or to use telecommunications Device for the Deaf, call (310) 243-2028.


Revision history:

Prepared by H. Anderson 1/10/00. Revised 4/28/01, 7/25/06 (G. Jennings).